Hans Poulsen is the Asia-Pacific reporter for PEI Media’s private markets real estate title PERE. Based in Hong Kong, Hans covers news and trends in the private equity real estate industry. Prior to joining PERE, he co-launched the Danish real estate news site EjendomsWatch. Hans received a Bachelor of Journalism from the Danish School of Media and Journalism and a Master of International and Public Affairs from the University of Hong Kong and Seoul National University.
The German insurer’s cornerstone investment in KaiLong’s commingled fund includes benefits such as input on investments, lower fees, and co-investment possibilities, says Asia-Pacific RE head Rushabh Desai.
In fundraising terms, South Korea remains a relative minnow in the Asia-Pacific market. So far, in H1 2018, only two funds – AEW Value Investors Asia III and La Salle Asia Opportunity V – include the country as target market.